Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Year and Campus:||2015 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Dr. Alicia Spittle
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Program Coordinator - Kathy Griffiths
Phone - (03) 9810 3174
The Specialist Certificate is designed for senior physiotherapists who specialise in paediatrics or musculoskeletal practice.
The Specialist Certificate provides preparation for the physiotherapist to function in an advanced clinical role in paediatric orthopaedics (with the support of a paediatric orthopaedic consultant as needed).
The intent is that the certificate will provide physiotherapists with an opportunity to develop competencies associated with advanced physiotherapy practice in the outpatient setting.
The course aims to enable participants to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
To satisfy the requirements of the Specialist Certificate in Paediatric Orthopaedics Physiotherapy, students must successfully complete both subjects, a total of 25 points
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Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
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The Specialist Certificate provides students with an opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills in their specialist discipline. The course will prepare them to act as an autonomous professional and to display leadership in paediatric orthopaedics through the mentoring provided by the clinical supervisors.
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|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/courses|
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